News Headlines May 24, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 24, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Buhari Meets Families of Kano Explosion Victims, Describes Incident as Sad, Unfortunate
Buhari Charges Security Agencies to Ensure Secure, Prosperous Nigeria
Court Dismisses Govs’ Suit against NFIU on Regulation of LG Spendings
Nwajiuba: Tinubu, Osinbajo, Amosun Not Suitable for Nigeria’s Current Work Plan
Hayatu-deen: I Want to Change the Character, Complexion of Our Politics
Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo Storm APC Secretariat
Kogi APC Women Beg Bello to Support Only Female Senatorial Aspirant
2023: Only Five Presidential Aspirants are Real Contenders, Says Fayemi
Police Decry Indigenes’ Reluctance to Volunteer Information in Anambra
Lawyer Petitions Akeredolu over Alleged Sale of Forest Reserve to Private…
£223,000 Ransom: Court Gives Kidnap Kingpin, Evans 14-Day to File Defence
Group Berates Ondo APC Chairman over Poor Handling of Party
‘Delegates’ List Causing Crisis in Niger APC’
Refineries’ Rehabilitation: Will NNPC’s Strategy Work this Time?
Textile Industry: Still on the Brink
FG urged to Stop Petrol Subsidy, Spend on Key Sectors
Stock Market Begins Week on Negative Note as Profit-taking Dominates Activity
Marginal Fields: Moving from License to First Oil
Seplat: As Orjiako Bows Out in a Blaze of Glory
The Clamour for an Amaechi Presidency
How PDP Delegates May Vote In Presidential Primary
Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba: It’s Difficult to Zone After People Had Purchased Forms
Section 84(8), Buhari, Deep Pockets, And The 2023 Debacle
2022 Access Bank UNICEF Charity Shield Polo Begins in Kaduna
Ten Hag Takes over at Man Utd, Pledges to End Man City, Liverpool Duopoly
Egyptian Veteran Wary of Aruna’s Threat in Africa Cup
FG Appoints Interim Management Committee to Oversee Nigeria Basketball
The State Beyond Mob Justice
Election and Defection: Who Owns the Votes? (Part 6)
X-Raying Machiavellian El-Rufai
Again, NERC Set to Review Electricity Tariffs from July 1
Power Supply Continues to Deteriorate Nationwide Despite Gulping over N5trn
Expert: No Automatic Economic Recovery for Nigeria After Buhari’s Exit
ILO: Food Prices, Potential Debt Distress, Among Factors Reversing Labour Market Recovery
Increased Productivity Will Improve Value of Naira, Says Experts
Recare, Makers of Natures Gentle Touch Wins NIVA Next Bull’s Award
Stanbic IBTC Bank to Splash N156m on Customers
e-Naira Will Ensure Fraud-free Transactions, Says CBN
Lagos Recyclers Association Elects New Executives

The Nation

Suspended Accountant-Gen became political appointee in 2021
Ortom, Dankwambo, Turaki, Suswam, Ned Nwoko win Senate primaries
Ex-governors, ex-ministers win PDP senatorial tickets
APC primary: Buhari, aspirants, governors for high-level talks
APC’s planned screening of Jonathan, Emefiele, others raises curiosity
APC primary: Buhari, aspirants, governors for high-level talks
2023 governorship: Abia PDP chieftains settle for ex-VC Ikonne
SANs reject calls for upward review of judges’ retirement age
Panels to ensure implementation of National Health Insurance…
Lawyers’ Forum gets chair
GDP’s 3.11% Q1 growth driven by trade, telecoms
Why I came to APC Secretariat, by Aisha Buhari
Dismissed policeman gets life imprisonment for defiling…
Jaro Davids dedicates ‘Obong of Sankwala’ to develop Obanliku LG
I need a complete man for urgent marriage – Eucharia…
Actress Ngozi Ezeonu shares glowing pictures at 57
Ex-BBN star Angel ‘proud’ to relocate from Nigeria
Grateful Blessing CEO celebrates at 33
I keep getting credit alerts from strangers – Nkechi…
Singer Olamide makes U-turn, gifts berated fan car
‘Bank size won’t matter in new centralised finance’
Osaka likely to skip Wimbledon, says it may be “like an exhibition”
Klopp’s pride is tinged with disappointment after EPL final…
Eagles Watch: Osimhen finishes season with best U-23 gong
Ex-Minister, Senator emerge Kwara PDP senatorial…
Gombe Central: Goje denies participating in PDP…
2023: Ned Nwoko wins PDP Senate ticket for Delta…

The Punch

Banky W wins PDP House of Reps ticket in Lagos
Stop bloodshed in South-East, release ‘Mama Biafra’, Nnamdi Kanu begs
AC Milan eye Osimhen to replace Ibrahimovic
D’Tigress captain bemoans FG basketball ban, says action ‘disastrous’
Prudent Handball: Champions Pillars, Babes win opening games
APC primary: Lagos, Borno lose jumbo delegates, party shifts senatorial poll
Obasanjo meets three PDP govs behind closed doors
22-year-old man poured petrol on slain Lekki engineer, police reveal
Lagos warns against truck pushers, imprisons man for stealing iron
Man jailed 12 months for raping Ondo teenager
Freed Rivers mechanic narrates ordeal in kidnappers’ den
Ogun cultists shoot, hack rival member to death
Nigerians losing confidence in naira, prefer to keep dollar – ABCON President
Cashless transactions rise by 44%, hit N117.33tn in four months – NIBSS report
FG projects $289bn local refining in five years
Oil firm expresses commitment to global best practices
Equity demands next President comes from South – Nnamani
Abuja court convicts ex-lawmaker, delays sentence
Osun monarchs back Oyetola’s re-election
Obasanjo meets Wike, others, seeks justice, fairness
AC Milan eye Osimhen to replace Ibrahimovic
D’Tigress captain bemoans FG basketball ban, says action ‘disastrous’
Prudent Handball: Champions Pillars, Babes win opening games
Forgotten man Oduamadi wins Serie D best player award
Iretiola Doyle knocks filmmaker Niyi Akinmolayan for criticising ‘influencer actors’
Why I’ll never support APC, PDP – Comedian Mr Macaroni
Nollywood stars celebrate actress Ngozi Ezeonu on birthday
Wizkid announces completion of next album


As Corruption Goes On A Rampage!
Lagos PDP Aspirants, Delegates Reject Senatorial Primary Election
EFCC Boss Expresses Worry Over Loss Of Corruption Cases
Ekiti Varsity Resumes Today
Hayatu-Deen: I’m Not In Politics For Personal Gain
[EDITORIAL] As Insurgents Berth In Kaduna
Post JAMB UTME 2022: Successes, Setbacks And Observations
APC PRESIDENTIAL FLAG BEARER: Ogbonnaya Onu May Be Buhari’s Dark Horse
PDP Primaries: Ishaku, Dankwambo, Turaki, Bolaji Abdullahi, Ned Nwoko Pick Senate Tickets
Security Challenges Will Soon Be Over – Buhari
LG Funds: States Lose As Court Okays Federal Govt, NFIU’s Guidelines
Sokoto Primaries: Dasuki Wins PDP Ticket, Calls On Delegates To Back Tambuwal
2023: APC Governors In Crucial Meeting
2023: I’ll Appoint Fayemi As Buhari’s Successor If I Have My Way – Niger Gov
APC Begins Screening Of Presidential Aspirants Tuesday
PDP Primaries: Police Arrest 8 Over Killing Of Policeman In Cross River
Sokoto Primaries: Dasuki Wins PDP Ticket, Calls On Delegates To Back Tambuwal
2023: APC Governors In Crucial Meeting
Mass Defection Looms In Niger APC Over Disputed Delegates’ List
I’m Qualified To Rule Nigeria, Tinubu Insists
DMO Raises N1.614trn Through Bonds

The Sun

2023: 813 delegates to choose PDP presidential candidate
Primaries: APC walks tightrope
LG financial autonomy: FG, NFIU floor governors
Despite tough market, NSIA’s net assets grow to N919.7 bn in 2021
Abia speaker wins PDP Reps ticket
ASUU/FG Face-off: NANS threatens shutdown of major airports
Lawan, Tinubu, Amaechi, Akpabio stoke APC presidential ticket battle
Police kill 4 gunmen in Anambra
Kano explosion: Ganduje donates N14m to victims
Buhari tasks service chiefs, others on peace, security
Herdsmen attack Ebonyi farmer
Court convicts Nzeribe for fraud
2023: It’s difficult to predict what South East’ll do –ABC Nwosu
Road to 2023: S’East insecurity: What I’d do if I were president –Utomi
Road to 2023: Large number of presidential aspirants source of worry for APC –George Moghalu
2023 general election’ll hold without obstacles –Ayorinde
Court summons PDP, INEC over high cost of nomination form
‘GIFT: FG’s partnership with WorldFish, BMGF, others, inimical to Nigerian farmers’ growth’
Explicit communications celebrates with veleta
Groups storm Shell hqtrs over environmental degradation, gas flaring, others
8,000 postgraduate students jostle for PTDF overseas scholarship
NGX blacklists 4 trading licence holders for non-compliance to MOS
Okoye pulls out of Super Eagles friendlies
Oborodudu dedicates 11th African title to Nigeria, family
Zenith Bank Swimming Gala suspended due to heavy rains
Zenith Bank Grandslam Tennis ignites Ikoyi Club
Africa Cup, Club Championships knockout stage: Egyptian veteran wary of Aruna’s threat
Basketball ban: FG sets up 10-man interim management
Lagos now Africa’s Table Tennis hub – ITTF Africa President
Amoo celebrates league title with Copenhagen
NWFL: Gov Diri congratulates champions, Bayelsa Queens
… As Nasarawa govt. thumbs up Nasarawa Amazons
International Friendlies: Home-based Eagles jet out to US today
A crime scene and killing field
Revolving circus in APC, PDP
Remembering Arthur Nzeribe
Corruption fighting back in Nigeria
Subverted rage over Deborah
2023: Return mantle well deserved
Gokada commences G -partner investment for logistic firms, others
SmartCash PSB commences operations
Wema Bank voted ‘Best Overall Investor Relations’ Brand at NIVA Awards
Smallholder women farmers’ access to funding, others less than 23% –Report
Norwegian Seafood Council trains stakeholders on fish processing, exports
BATN F4F: 4 NYSC members emerge winners
The fear of Mathematics
LASUSTECH academic staff seek to join ASUU
Ejoh unveils Impressions de Novo at Signature Beyond
‘GIFT: FG’s partnership with WorldFish, BMGF, others, inimical to Nigerian farmers’ growth’
FG to complete gas, refinery infrastructure projects before 2023
BoI grows profit by 75%; declares dividend to FMFI, CBN
NCC advises on automatic updates of antiviruses to avoid vulnerabilities
Q1 2022 GDP rises to N45.32trn
Wema Bank voted ‘Best Overall Investor Relations’ Brand at NIVA Awards
Smallholder women farmers’ access to funding, others less than 23% –Report
Norwegian Seafood Council trains stakeholders on fish processing, exports
How domestic accidents harm people, claim lives

Daily Trust

Again, APC Adjusts Timetable For 2023 Primaries
‘Side Effects Of COVID-19 Vaccines Are Temporary, Short-Lived’
Experts Seek Increased Accountability In Health Sector Financing
Many Nigerians Facing Mental Health, Not Seeking Help — Experts
Dance! Expert Says Doing A Jive Daily Reduces Anxiety, Helps Manage Chronic Pain
What To Know About Pneumonia In Children
No Concrete Interest In Acquisition Of Jumia Yet – Zinox Group
Huawei, SIPCOD Upgrade E-Library With 58 Computers, Others In Kaduna
PTDF Shortlists 8,000 Applicants For Overseas Scholarships
330 Kudendan-Mando Transmission Lines At 80% Completion – MD
NNPC, Sahara Group Invest N181bn In Gas Carriers
GDP Grow By 3.11% In Q1 As Expert Forecasts A Hold On Interest Rate
Investors: Nigerian Corporates More Creditworthy Than Government
Psychiatrist Emphasises Adequate Sleep To Avert Mental Health Condition
Man Arraigned For Being In Possession Of Cartridges
Man Charged Over N4m Land Fraud
Indigent Women Empowered In Abuja Community
Police Arrest Boy,16, For Attempting To Exhume Body
5 Killed In Fresh Attack On Benue Community
62-Year-Old Man Drowns In Kwara Well
Detainee Jailed 6 Months For Stealing Inside Abuja Police Station
Cultists Kill Rival Kingpin In Ogun
Marriage Consent: Petition Stalls Girl’s Suit Against Dad
Dei-Dei Mayhem: FCTA Delegation Visits Victims’ Families
Kwara Clash: 1 Killed As Mob Chases Out Officers From Police Station
‘Nigerians Need Concerted Effort To Tackle Biodiversity Threat’
Ritualists Exhume Ex-Police Officer’s Body, Cut Off Head, Hands
Improving Livelihood Of The Poor And Vulnerable
Moles, Stenches And Failed Assets In Kano Politics
Appointing Those Who Disappoint!
EDITORIAL: Enough Of Gas Explosions
2023 And The Nigerian Academia
All Mighty Party Delegates Can Manifest Nigeria’s Greatness
Jonathan’s Candidacy Highly Risky, APC Group Warns
Benue Reps Members, Bauchi Dep Speaker Lose
Ango Abdullahi’s Son Wins PDP Reps Ticket From Kidnapper’s Den
Vote Us In 2023 To Reposition Nigeria, YPP Urges Nigerians
I’m Not In Presidential Race To Negotiate For Ministerial Post – Hayatu-Deen
Aspirant Reneges On N92.5m Pledge To Delegates After Losing Primary In Kaduna
Ulama Council Chair Emerges ADC Gov’ship Candidate In Kano
I Didn’t Participate In PDP Primary – Goje
Banky W Wins PDP Ticket For House Of Reps
APC Crisis: Buhari’s In-Law Rejects Kaduna Delegates’ List
Taraba Gov, Deputy Win PDP Senatorial Primaries
Senate: Dankwambo Wins PDP Ticket For Gombe North
Folade Queries Gift Monday’s Exclusion From Super Falcons
Remorseful Lobi Stars Beg Iorfa, Others Over Draw With Sunshine
FG Appoints Basketball Interim Management Committee Amidst Protests
New Man Utd Boss, Ten Hag Aims To Smash Liverpool-City Duopoly


APC Govs meet as Adamu chairs Presidential Screening C’ttee
You lack powers to suspend Ahmed Idris as Nigeria’s Accountant-General — Falana tells Finance Minister
Anambra and the epistles of terror
Mr & Mrs: She’s just been played
The politics of zoning (2)
Cartoon: They keep ‘offing the mic’
Vitae London Investment targets Nigeria, eyes listing on securities exchange
FG sets up committee to oversee basketball
APC stalwart calls for selection of Odey as Cross River Dep Gov in 2023
Zoning and its ugly consequences (2)
Two policemen killed, as gunmen ambush APC aspirant for Borno South
PDP primaries: Serving reps member loses, as winners emerge in Bayelsa
Tinubu assures Borno of oil exploration, clearance of insurgents
Ndume picks bills of Biu gate collapse
Lagos First Lady, others for Nimi Ekere’s Strive Conference on May 27
APC Govs meet as Adamu chairs Presidential Screening C’ttee
Primaries: Again APC adjusts timetable, exempts statutory delegates
Gunmen kill another ‘area boy’ in Ogun
Gombe Central: Goje denies participating in PDP primary, says ‘I’m a loyal APC member’
2023: PDP delegates confirm Gov Ortom as Senatorial candidate of Benue North West District
Banky W wins PDP House of Reps primaries in Lagos
Breaking]Adulterated diesel: Explosion kills pick-up van driver in Calabar
I have what it takes to succeed Buhari as President — Lawan
Tackling Insecurity: Nigerians Appreciate Your Sacrifices — Gov Lalong tells Army
Nigerians drag actor Yomi Fabiyi for accusing Tonto Dikeh of promoting violence
BREAKING: Bloodletting in S’East must stop – Nnamdi Kanu declares
2023 Census: Remain in your states of residency — NPC advises
NASU denies plans to suspend strike
Reps postpone resumption of plenary to June 7
Release ‘Mama Biafra’, Nnamdi Kanu thunders from DSS detention
2023: APC aspirant for Borno South escapes death, as 2 policemen killed by unknown gunmen
[VIDEO] Collapsed building: Government officials collude with developers – Lagos Island residents
Cancellation of primaries: Lagos PDP LGA chairmen slam state chairman
2023: We pray you succeed, Emir of Damaturu tells Osinbajo
Tinubu assures Borno of Oil Exploration
Police to deploy modern technology to bandit-infected enclaves – FG
Primaries: Banky W secures PDP Reps ticket in Eti-Osa Lagos
I brought you from classroom — Fayose chides ex-deputy gov, Eleka over outburst on PDP gov ticket
2023: Buhari won’t seek 3rd Term or tenure extension — APC
Lagos clamps-down on cart pushers over threat to security
Maryam Abacha drags Kaduna Govt to Court over husband’s property
Dismissed policeman gets life imprisonment for defiling 9-year-old in barrack
He took advantage of me because he’s stronger, 15-year-old rape victim laments
Two hotel staff die mysteriously inside facility in Calabar
56-yr-old Evangelist Eucharia Anunobi cries out, says she needs a man to marry her
Fans accuse lady of running away with N5m contributed for BBNaija’s Pere
Beautiful photos, video as actress Ngozi Ezeonu marks 57th birthday
Progress Chukwuyem wins Nigerian Idol Season 7
FG sets up committee to oversee basketball
French Open: Osaka knocked out in first round by Anisimova
Zouma charged with 3 offences over alleged abuse of pet cat
Sports minister wants NFF to improve on domestic leagues
FG appoints Interim Committee to oversee Nigeria Basketball
Anambra and the epistles of terror

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